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Tesla CEO Calls Apple’s Electric Car Project an 'Open Secret'





Tesla CEO Elon Musk has recently called Apple’s electric car project an "open secret". The reason for making such statement about the Cupertino-based tech giant is connected with the number of specialists the company has hired over the last couple of months. In 2015, Apple offered job to hundreds or even thousands engineers, including former Tesla workers, so it’s rather difficult to disagree with Elon Musk.


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Tuesday, January 12th, 2016. 17:38

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Apple Music Now Has 10 Million Subscribers



According to the latest report from Financial Times, Apple Music now has more than 10 million active subscribers. This number includes users of all popular platforms, including iOS, Mac, PC, Android and Apple TV. Such result allowed Apple’s streaming music service to become the second largest in the world. The leader of the market is Spotify with 75 million active users and more than 20 million paying subscribers.


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Monday, January 11th, 2016. 23:51

9 Years Ago, First-Gen iPhone Was Introduced [Video]



Nine years ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced a thing that changed the entire world. This thing was the iPhone. The big event took place on January 9th, 2007 at Macworld.

The original iPhone could feature a 3.5-inch touchscreen, 4GB, 8GB or 16GB of storage on board and a 2-megapixel camera and was a revolutionary device. Over 6 million iPhones of this generation were sold during the years of manufacture.

Since that time, many things have changed, but Apple’s iPhone still remains one of the most popular smartphones ever manufactured. Its design and functionality make this device the choice of millions of customers from all over the world.

Below you can take a look at the media event dedicated to the first-generation iPhone. Hope you’ll have a good time watching it!




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Sunday, January 10th, 2016. 22:00

Apple Registers New Auto-Related Domain Names



Back in December, Apple registered three new domain names. All of these names are most likely related with the long-awaited and widely-rumored electric vehicle, which is reportedly being developed by the Cupertino-based tech giant. The domain names include apple.car, apple.cars and apple.auto and although they are not active at the moment, they may go online in the near future.


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Saturday, January 9th, 2016. 20:10

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Apple Working On Small Wireless Headphones for iPhone 7



According to the latest report from reliable sources, Apple is currently working on new wireless earphones. The headphones are reportedly very small to fit into ears comfortably and feature a special noise-cancelling system for better user experience while making phone calls, listening to music or communicating with Siri. The headphones will be released under Beats brand and most likely hit the store shelves alongside the iPhone 7.


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Saturday, January 9th, 2016. 19:44

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iPhone 7 Once Again Predicted to Feature Thin Waterproof Body, Wireless Charging, No Headphone Jack



A new report from Fast Company that goes in line with previous rumors and reports from other reliable sources suggests that the iPhone 7 will feature a thinner non-metallic waterproof body. Moreover, the device will also lack the usual headphone jack to save space and reduce thickness and support wireless charging.


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Friday, January 8th, 2016. 17:09

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Earned $10.3 Million in 2015



According to the latest figures shared by reporters, during the fiscal 2015, Apple CEO Tim Cook earned nearly $10.3 million. The salary accounted for $2 million, non-equity incentive compensation for $8 million and other types of income made additional $280,000. In 2014, Apple CEO managed to earn $9.2 million, which is approximately $1 million less than in 2015. Just like his company, Cook demonstrated a good financial result.


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Friday, January 8th, 2016. 17:07

Images Showing Display Backlight Assembly for iPhone 7 Surface Online



According to the leaked images first spotted on a Taiwanese website called Apple.club.tw, a backlight assembly for the upcoming iPhone 7 has a relocated 3G Touch chip and flex cables that make it different from the part used in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Keeping in mind that the iPhone 6c will not support the 3D Touch feature and referring to the size of the components, we can assume that they are indeed designed for the iPhone 7. Apple.club.tw has a good track record, so the photos are most likely genuine and trustworthy.


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Thursday, January 7th, 2016. 17:48

iPhone 7 Won’t Have Headphone Jack - Supply Chain Sources



According to multiple reports from reliable supply chain sources, the iPhone 7 won’t feature the 3.5mm headphone jack used in all previous generations of iPhones. Instead, Apple will utilize a multi-purpose Lightning connector.


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Tuesday, January 5th, 2016. 18:17

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s time to take a look at the most interesting posts of the week. Most of the articles deal either with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and their sales during the holiday quarter, or with rumors about the upcoming devices such as the 4-inch iPhone 6c, 4.7-inch iPhone 7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus.


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Sunday, January 3rd, 2016. 21:30

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iPhone 7 Plus to Feature 256GB Storage Option and 3,100 mAh Battery



According to the latest report from Chinese insiders, the iPhone 7 Plus may get a 256GB storage option as well as larger 3,100 mAh battery. These two things will reportedly differentiate the larger 5.5-inch handset from the smaller 4.7-inch model, the iPhone 7. The report comes from a website called MyDrivers, which can’t be called a very reliable source of information because of inconsistent rumors it shared in the past, however, the specs mentioned in this report are plausible and even long-awaited.


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Sunday, January 3rd, 2016. 20:49

What to Expect from Apple in 2016: New iPhones, Macs and Software



It's already 2016, so I guess it's high time we talked about the products Apple may launch this year.

For me personally, two main devices are the Apple Watch 2 and the 4-inch iPhone 6c. The specs for the smartwatch remain unknown, but there’re some rumors about the specs for the smaller iPhone. The device may get Apple’s A9 processor, 2GB or RAM, better battery and a number of other minor enhancements.


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Friday, January 1st, 2016. 19:23

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Apple Accused of Slowing Down iPhone 4s with iOS 9 on Purpose



Apple has been recently accused of “deceptive trade practices and false advertising’ for not warning people that iOS 9 may noticeably slow down their iPhone 4s units. Plaintiff Chaim Lerman believes that since the update, the phone has become much slower and prevented him and other users from normal everyday usage.


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Thursday, December 31st, 2015. 15:43

Apple’s iPhone Dominates Holiday Sales in 2015 - Charts



According to the latest report from a research firm called Flurry Analytics, Apple continued to dominate the holiday sales in 2015. 49.1% of new handsets purchased and activated during the holiday period turned out to be iPhones.


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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015. 17:51

Apple Files Trademark Applications for Beats 2, 3, 4 and 5 - Insiders



As noted by French reporters from a website called Consomac, back in November Apple filed several trademark applications for the following word marks: B2, B3, B4, B5, Beats Two, Beats Three, Beats Four, and Beats Five. The application is currently being reviewed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The aforementioned trademark applications indicate that Apple may be planning to expand the Beats radio service in the near future.


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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015. 17:47